California plans to stop oil extraction by 2045


McKittrick, California, CALIFORNIAAPRIL 29, 2020There are over 1,100 producing oil wells in the McKittrick oil field, just north of the town of McKittrick on Cal. State Route 33. With the falling price of oil, some pumpjacks that need repair are being left idle . (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

Regarding environmental protection, California has always been very positive, and the Governor Gavin Newsom announced a major move a few days ago.According to the new plan, California will arrive 2045 The annual meeting halted oil extraction, and at the same time, the governor has ordered the Department of Natural Resources Conservation to stop issuing new hydraulic fracturing permits after January 2024. Although the official has not yet come up with a final decision, it is certain that the plan will be implemented through the California Climate Change Scoping Plan, and the latter’s goal is to reduce emissions in order to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045. with.

If implemented smoothly, California will become the first state in the United States to stop oil extraction. There is still some time before 2045. California dared to make such a decision. It should also have confidence in clean energy and believe that the conversion at that time will not cause too much damage to the local economy.

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